Youth Golf Tournament. All ages welcome. Please call Ruxer golf course at 812-482-5554 to set up your tee time.
Visit the Dubois County Museum to take in a beautiful display of the complete set of Strassenfest Mugs, Buttons and Programs for fests past.
One of the most unique events of the Strassenfest! Area children build cardboard "floats" and form a parade. Ages 12 and under. Entry: Free with entry at the time of the event. Registration from 4:45-5:15. Parade begins at 5:30.
Dubois County Courthouse - East Steps
Singing a prelude to the proclamation with patriotic songs
On the Square behind the West Stage.
Ages newborn - 3 years. Enter at Midwest Cafe beginning July 1, or online at tinyurl.com/2019StrassenfestBabyPhoto. Entry fee is $10. Entries will close on July 30, or 100 entries, whichever comes first.
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Dubois County Courthouse - East Side
FREE to all Strassenfest visitors Thursday, Friday 6pm-9pm and Saturday 1pm-3pm
Join us as we kick off the 2019 Jasper Strassenfest with German heritage dancing and activities!
Dubois County Courthouse - East Side
Have this talented artist draw your picture. FREE to all Strassenfest visitors. Thursday, Friday, 6:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday 1pm-3pm.
Dubois County Courthouse - East Side
"The Balloon Guys" feature balloons in all shapes and sizes. FREE to all Strassenfest visitors. Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 6:30pm - 10:30pm.
Two popular polka bands perform. The Alpen Echoes are a Strassenfest tradition & mainstay, while The Chardon Polka Band have been bringing new life and energy to polka music for several years at our fest.
FREE EVENT. The Schuhplattler performers from Opening Ceremonies teach the traditional German Dance. The Schuhplatter is also known as the Slap Dance. The steps are easy and fun to learn. Cookies and Bottled Water for all participants.
"Just you, your guitar, and the West Stage!" Solos or duos. Originals or covers. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers. Maximum of 10 entries accepted. Vocals and guitars only. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enter.
FREE EVENT. Win chocolate by playing this traditional German game. Involves rolling dice and using gloves to unwrap Hundreds of Strassenfest Nickels and 6 Grand Prizes. Chocolate Bliss will exchange the Strassenfest Nickels for Chocolate made especially for this event. Ages 3 to adult.
Bier Garten - Button Required
Each participant stands straight up and holds a stein full of water at shoulder height with arm fully extended and arm parallel with the ground. Last person standing wins. Up to 16 participants per division with a male and female division.
"Bavarian and German dances performed by German Club members.
The Landler: Bavarian dance with roots from German Waltz
The Waltz: A graceful, traditional German Dance
Snowball Waltz: Dancers select members of the crowd to experience the waltz by dancing the couples dance with a German Club member. "
An incredibly talented five-piece band that plays an array of upbeat blues, funk, soul and pop to get the evening started.
Two person log sawing contest. Open to anyone 18 or older. Will have men’s and women’s divisions. Free entry, prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place. Sign up 15 minutes before event. Sponsored by Werner Sawmill Inc
Bier Garten - Button Required
Come show off your dance moves! This contest is free to everyone in the bier garten. Dance your best traditional polka in front of everyone! Contestants will be eliminated as the polka plays, with the last three being presented before the audience as a whole to cheer for their champion!
Bier Garten - Button Required
Get ready to squat, flap your wings, and strut your stuff! The chicken dance contest is open to all Bier Garten celebrants. Join us on the dance floor as we dance the Chicken dance! All those on the dance floor will be eligible to win! At the end of the dance, the committee will select a winner for the night. Come out and be a part of this tradition!
Basketball shooting contest. FREE! Registration takes place at time of event in the Ruxer Center at VUJC.
The Quilters of Holy Family Catholic Church invite you to see the beautiful quilts the ladies have made. There will be pieced, appliques and embroidery quilts to view. These quilts are all hand quilted. Help us vote our "quilt of the month" for each month for our picnic. View the quilts that will be on the wheel in September. Quilts are made by Holy Family Catholic Church Parishioners.... See MoreSee Less
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The Dubois County Museum will be open Friday, August 2nd from 10 am - 2pm. Bring your family to visit exhibits on German Immigration to Dubois County and the exhibit of New Military - Civil War Through the Cold War 1945 - 1991.
*See all exhibits Sunday 1pm - 4pm
4 Person Scramble
Friday Tee Times - With Handicap
Saturday Morning - With Handicap
Saturday Afternoon - NO Handicap
Sunday Morning - NO Handicap
Looking for a fresh spin on some of your favorite 90s jams? You got it, dude! The Mild Thornberrys is a group of music nerds dedicated to playing what you want, what you really, really want. They cover rock, pop, grunge, and R&B hits from across the decade. Dust off your pogs, feed your Tamagotchi, and come sing along with the Mild Thornberrys!
In Front of Jasper Police Department
Kiddie Tractor Pull- Open to boys and girls. Four Classes: 30-45 lbs., 46-60 lbs., 61-75 lbs., 76-95 lbs. Register at event. No Cost. Prizes to be awarded. Registration begins at 4:00
Main Stage Pavement
Exciting, energetic cheerleading squad and tumblers.
Bring the family for this kid friendly event. Watch as the large colorful hot air balloons inflate and take to the skies over Jasper! Come early and tailgate to get a front row seat.
Main Stage Pavement
Gymnasts of all ages perform exciting routines
“Rod Tuffcurls and The Bench Press is like the cover band that’s never seen a cover band.” – Said a smart, observant man.
Rod Tuffcurls and The Bench Press is an exciting cover band from Chicago, entertaining crowds at clubs, festivals, weddings, and other events all across the Midwest since 2008. Their unique song repertoire include hits ranging from The Beatles to Madonna, Queen to Miley Cyrus, and Wilson Phillips to Dave Matthews Band! You may even hear some of our off-the-wall choices like Les Miserables, Golden Girls theme song, and Wrigley’s gum commercials!
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Factor:Primo. We love playing good music. Period. Whether we're taking it back to the days of the O'Jays or breaking it down with some Justin Timberlake, this band will make you want to clap your hands, snap your fingers, and dance like there's no tomorrow. Only the best sounds will fill your ears and stimulate your soul.... See MoreSee Less
Come down and taste all the local chili and pick your favorite!!
The 29th annual Strassenfest Bike Ride takes place on Saturday, August 3, 2019. A standard rollout begins at 8:00 am from the Jasper Parklands at 800 W. 15th Street. The race offers three routes (20, 50, and 62 miles) to challenge riders of all experience levels. Interested participants may register online download a form at runsignup.com/Race/IN/Jasper/StrassenfestBikeRide. The registration fee includes well-marked routes, SAG service, food, and drink stops. Family rates are available.... See MoreSee Less
Registration will take place downtown on the square, South East side of the Dubois County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, Jasper, IN 47546. Map
Join us for a day of painting outdoors in beautiful Dubois County. $25 to participate. Cash prizes will be awarded. Supplies not provided. Artists must have their canvases stamped at registration prior to painting. Prepare and frame artwork for judging at 4:00pm. Awards and judging at 4:30pm.
a cardio kickboxing class, combining strength and cardio, for all fitness levels
405 W 2nd St, Jasper, IN 47546, United States Map
Collection of Antique Farm Machinery and activities for children and Tractor Drive at 1:00 on Sat. 8-3-19. Feature tractor: Allis Chalmers
Come Show off your Jeep and Prize for your class
Amazing Car Show benefiting the Honor Flight and More!
"Strassenfest is the 8th stop in the WBDC Cornhole Tournament of Champions FAREWELL TOUR. Teams consist of two (2) players in a competition of Cornhole. There are two (2) divisions: The Amateur is open to all ages and skill levels. Amateur winners will receive a non-monetary prize. The Pro division is open to any players eighteen (18) years old or older and is part of the WBDC Tournament of Champions FAREWELL TOUR. Pro Division winners receive cash and trophies and are placed in the WBDC Tournament of Champions .
Registration at 9am / Throwing starts at 10am.
Cost: Amateur Division $5.00 per team / no registration needed.
Pro Division per team - $10.00 (pre-registered) Registration forms are available at wbdc.us or calling 812-634-9232 / $15.00 on-site registration.
Please, join us for the FAREWELL CORNHOLE TOUR.
Contact: Brian Schwenk or Kelly Johnson 812-634-9232
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Improve your flexibility and increase core strength while you reduce stress levels. You'll focus your mind and create a lasting sense of well being and calm. BodyFLOW uses a combination of Tai-Chi, balance work, Pilates, stretching, and core work and ends with a short meditation.
The Dubois County Suds Club will host the 12th Annual Homebrew Contest at Brew (near the main entrance of the Beer Garden) on Saturday, August 3rd. The event is open to the public, but it is not a public tasting event. We will judge home-brewed beer in 7 categories by a panel of judges. Top 3 places will be awarded in each category. There will also be awards for Best-In-Show and Homebrewer of the Year. Entries can be dropped off between 9:30 and 11:00 at the event. Early entries can be arranged by contacting Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org... See MoreSee Less
Precious Blood School (Gym)
A beautiful display of 80+ hand-quilted queen size quilts. You may purchase a quilt or buy a chance to win one of the special quilts to be raffled at picnic on August 18.
Fire Station #1 E 6th St Map
Kids, throw on your gear and use the hose to put out the fire. Jasper Fire Department is hosting a Jr Firefighter Challenge for kids between the ages of 3 and 10 years old. Each child will complete multiple challenges with the help of real firefighters to receive a prize. Pre-registration is not required for this free event. Come to the Fire Station any time between 10:00 and 12:00 to participate.
802 Mill St, Jasper, IN 47546-3019, United States Map
Entry time will be at 10:30. You can find the entry form at www.jasperstrassenfest.org. $5 fee to enter. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in all categories: Best Strassenfest Attire, Most Unusual Pet & Best Trained.
Vintage Baseball Featuring The Indianapolis Blues Base Ball Club vs. White River Base Ball Club
Watch a baseball game as it was played back in 1863!
Cabby O'Neil Gym Map
First ever Strassenfest Co-Ed Dodge Ball Tournament with four divisions; elementary grades 3rd-5th, middle school grades 6th-8th, high school grades 9th-12th, and adults. Contact: Jill Wigand - email@example.com - 1.812.309.1879. All proceeds will go to the JHS Dance Team to pay for uniforms, music, and competition fees.
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Mike O’Bryan on accordion and Ray Major on guitar, harmonica, and fiddle are a strolling music duo that plays German polkas, folk music, fiddle tunes, children’s songs, and pop tunes.
Obstacle course for ages 4, 5, 6, and 7. Trophy- 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each age group. Cost: $5 per child.
These 8 performers are back for their 10th Strassenfest. This spirited veteran group loves to sing doo-wop, gospel, and country classics. Who says you can’t “go back?”
Southwest Tent in Bier Garten
Sheephead Tournament. Entry Fee = FREE, Prizes donated by Jasper Deutscher Verein and area merchants
This collection of musicians is comprised of some of the Midwest's finest jazz talent. Come hear original compositions as well as jazz standards from over the years.
Janet Kluemper points out special artifacts of the Museum of German Provenance or Influence.
Violin players ages 3 and up will entertain you with several selections of beautiful music.
Former Army Chaplain Fr Micheas Langston, O.S.B. speaks "I was there when the wall fell." See his many artifacts
A Catholic mass held with Polka music
A Catholic Mass held at the historic St. Joseph's church featuring polka music.
Dance students perform under instructor Carolyn Randolph
Featuring Jasper High School, Jasper Middle School and Jasper Elementary School Dance Teams
Got Talent? Can you sing, dance, play instrument, or have a more unusual talent? Any type of family-friendly act is welcome to enter the Strassenfest Talentspiel presented by 18 WJTS TV. Entry forms can be picked up at either the Jasper Chamber of Commerce or the 18 WJTS TV Studios, or online at www.wjts.tv. Entries must be returned to 18 WJTS-TV by July 26th. Entry is limited to 16 entries. Entry fee is $20.00. First prize is $100.00, Second prize is $75.00, and Third prize is $50.00. Contact: Bill Potter, at 18 WJTS TV 812-482-2727.... See MoreSee Less
Meghan Cristeen Martin is a songwriter and one of the most respected and talented female vocalists residing in Indianapolis. A masterfully skilled vocalist, Meghan Cristeen Martin croons her poetry with elegiac beauty. Accompanied by soothing ukulele, her deeply personal songs about the joys and sorrows of life and love are both accessible and complex. You come for her amazing voice and stay for her soul-healing storytelling. While Meghan is both a consummate vocalist and songwriter, it's her sincere vulnerability that enchants her listeners and leaves them in awe and longing for more.... See MoreSee Less
Audiences will be swept away by a memorable journey through the 50's, 60's and early 70's with music, comedy and crazy antics - truly, fun entertainment for the whole family!
Bigfoot Yancey is an Indianapolis-based band that has developed a sound that draws upon inspiration from various genres but always rooted in Americana and the blue collar sound that has defined many parts of this country for decades. In an era where more and more musicians are relying upon technology, Bigfoot Yancey strives to keep their music as raw and stripped down as possible. This allows the listener to fully engage with the music in a very real sense. Their live performances echo this raw, down home feel with energetic and lively performances that acclimate themselves very easily in a wide variety of settings. The band has developed a solid following in the Indianapolis area by identifying themselves as the blue collar boys next door that just so happen to play a mean guitar, banjo, harmonica, and even a saw.... See MoreSee Less
A Catholic mass celebrating our German heritage held at the historic St. Joseph's Church
A Catholic mass held with polka music
Wrap up our fun Strassenfest weekend with the Strassenfest Parade!